A 25 year veteran of the underground Hip-Hop scene and turntablist community, DJ Killa-Jewel has rocked decks across North America, Europe and Asia at some of the most prestigious clubs, concerts and festivals to date. Well known for her collaboration with Thud Rumble’s DJ Q-Bert in his ‘Do It Yourself Vol. 2’ DVD, Killa-Jewel’s participation in numerous DJ battles including the Canadian DMCs, ITF Scratching Categories (NYC), the World Vestax Extravaganza (Japan), and the Red Bull Thre3Style Canadian Finals (Calgary) solidified her place amongst the best in the industry.
As a music producer, DJ Killa-Jewel released her first full-length album, Saudade, in 2014. Later, she was joined by Nate Husser, Wasiu, Ras Kass and Sereni-T, along with the use of her own voice as a singer on her Reckless EP in 2020, solidifying her status as both a producer and performing artist. On her most recent EP, Sagittarius, released on Hydrophonik Records, DJ Killa-Jewel brings her turntablist compositions to life onstage with her signature high energy and turntable-centric performances and jaw-dropping visuals.
DJ Killa-Jewel’s Influences include DJ Shadow, Amon Tobin, DJ Q-Bert, and Kid Koala. She writes all her own music and spends a large amount of time considering conceptual takes on her work, which bring an element of theatricalism and originality to her work. Over the years, she has faced multiple artistic reinventions, changing her style and evolving at a constant pace. Today, she encapsulates the essence of a modern artist, where she continues to push the art of turntablism and music production into new and uncharted territory.